The International Zebrafish Society (IZFS) presents

18th International Zebrafish Conference

Abstracts

Call for Abstracts Now Open!

Important Dates

  Eastern Time Japanese Standard Time
Oral  & Poster Presentation Abstract Submissions Open February 13, 2024, 8:00am February 13, 2024, 10:00pm
Oral Presentation Abstract Submissions Close March 18, 2024, 11:59pm March 19, 2024, 12:59pm
Poster Presentation Abstract Submissions Close June 17, 2024 11:59pm June 18, 2024, 12:59pm 

 

Important Information

  • Abstract submission is through the online system.
  • If you require special permissions or authorizations with regards to your abstract, they must be received prior to submission.
  • Late submissions will not be accepted.

 

Eligibility

Please note the following criteria:

  • You must be registered to attend the 18th International Zebrafish Conference in-person to submit an abstract
  • There is no fee to submit an abstract
  • All abstract submissions must be original research and meet international ethical standards
  • Abstracts must be submitted and presented in English, the system may not correctly recognize other languages or characters

Oral Abstract Submission Format

Abstracts should adhere to the following format.

  • Abstracts must be submitted electronically via the online submission system by the given deadline of March 18, 2024, 11:59pm ET/March 19, 2024 12:59pm JST. 
  • A maximum of 1 abstracts can be submitted by a single individual in the oral abstract submission.
  • The abstracts cannot exceed 300 words
  • Please submit an abstract for the topics listed below, selecting a primary and secondary category
  • Once submitted, an abstract can be revised up until the abstract submission deadline of March 18, 2024, 11:59pm ET/March 19, 2024 12:59pm JST in the portal. 
  • All abstracts will be reviewed on the basis of their scientific content and formatting.

You will be asked to list the name, email and affiliation each co-author. However, all communications and notifications regarding abstract submissions will be sent only to the presenting author. The submitting author does not need to be the presenting author. 

If your abstract is not selected for an oral presentation you will be offered a poster presentation.

 

Poster Abstract Submission Format

Abstracts should adhere to the following format.

  • Abstracts must be submitted electronically via the online submission system by the given deadline of June 17, 2024, 11:59pm ET/June 18, 2024 12:59pm JST. 
  • A maximum of 1 abstracts can be submitted by a single individual in the poster abstract submission.
  • The abstracts cannot exceed 300 words
  • Please submit an abstract for the topics listed below, selecting a primary and secondary category
  • Once submitted, an abstract can be revised up until the abstract submission deadline of June 17, 2024, 11:59pm ET/June 18, 2024 12:59pm JST in the portal. 
  • All abstracts will be reviewed on the basis of their scientific content and formatting.

You will be asked to list the name, email and affiliation each co-author. However, all communications and notifications regarding abstract submissions will be sent only to the presenting author. The submitting author does not need to be the presenting author. 

 

Abstract Submission Categories

  • Cardiovascular
  • Cell Biology
  • Circuits and Behaviour
  • Disease Models  
  • Early Development, Morphogenesis and Patterning 
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Evolution and comparative biology
  • High throughput whole organism research
  • Infection & Immunity 
  • Lifespan and Aging
  • Neurobiology
  • Organ Formation & Function
  • Physiology & Metabolism
  • Regeneration
  • Reproduction: Germline, Sex Determination & Reproductive Health
  • Stem Cells
  • Toxicology & Environmental Assessment
  • Other

 

Review Process

The IZFC Organizing Committee & Session Chairs will review all abstracts following the submission deadline.

The Committee shall be directed to reject abstracts for the following causes:

  • Plagiarism Detected
  • Marketing
  • Subject not related to the field of Zebrafish Research
  • Does not meet basic submission requirements

Additional Questions

Presenting authors will be notified via e-mail of their abstract being selected as an oral presentation or poster presentation. If you have not received notification on your oral presentation by Late May, please email info@izfs.org. If you have not received notification on your poster presentation by Mid-July, please email info@izfs.org

If you have any questions please contact us at info@izfs.org.